Teltech Communications, LLC

SI Cloud Solution Architect

Job Locations US-TX-Plano
ID
2021-1196
Category
Architect
Type
Full Time
Max
USD $145,000.00/Yr.
Min
USD $130,000.00/Yr.

Overview

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We are looking for an experienced Data Strategy and Execution lead who will help us on our data transformation journey. The ideal candidate will execute the data strategy with primary focus (but not limited to) identify and define top data use cases, acquire missing data sources, create easy to access and secure consumption of data and optimize existing data landscape by eliminate duplicate data and infrastructure.

 

As the Senior Solution Architect, you will work closely with the Cloud Center of Excellence technical and leadership team to define and deliver complex proof of concepts and customer solutions. You will be responsible for providing technical sales support to Customer units and be the Cloud Subject Matter Expert for Key Customer Engagements. You will also be responsible for creating and developing the Cloud Services strategy along with the Cloud Center of Excellence Leadership team.

 

As our ideal candidate, you will possess the Cloud technical, and sales expertise needed to lead the design, development, and delivery of projects. You are a recognized leader within the Cloud industry and have contributed knowledge in the form of white papers, research articles, or patents. At a commercial level, you will have built and deployed Cloud solutions in large scale environments. With proven experience overseeing all aspects of Cloud projects, your track record of identifying business opportunities and driving profitable success will be exceptional. Your outstanding relationship building skills and ability to develop strong working partnerships will lead you to success in this exciting opportunity.

Responsibilities

Job duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Provide high-level and detailed consultative solutions and technical sales support for selected customer opportunities.
  • Understand business requirements and be able to translate them into technical requirements. Perform in-depth and high-level technical presentations for customers, partners, and potential clients.
  • Provide consultative support to Solution Architects and Service Engineers.
  • Mentor Service Engineers in the assigned opportunities.
  • Exhibit leadership and be viewed as a leader by senior management, peers, partners, company, and customers.
  • Publish white papers on given topics for internal or external use.
  • Gather product requirements from field and customer and submit findings to relevant Business and R&D units to drive Solution Area or Operator business requirements.
  • Drive Add on sales and business opportunities during the entire process to contribute to increased sales volumes.

Manage a team of Solution Architects and/or Service Engineers in Customer Projects to successfully ensure execution.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering/Computer Science or equivalent Minimum 8 years Systems Integration
  • Minimum 5 years Solution Architect Experience Extensive expertise in providing leadership during customer business discussions, requirements and needs analysis (financial drivers, impacts, and restrictions) and creating technical solutions. Excellent communication and relational skills – able to form a trusted advisor relationship with a customer, able to listen and guide a technical discussion, able to clearly articulate complex topics.
  • Proven track record with IT & Telecommunication Customers Extensive knowledge and experience with Cloud and Virtualization Technologies, Solutions, and Architectures.
  • Extensive experience selling Cloud and Virtualization technologies at the engineering level through the CxO level.
  • Experience in the selection and proposal of 3rd party suppliers/products for Cloud Computing Solutions.
  • Able to work with and manage customized solutions and products, including 3rd party products.
  • Expertise in – OpenStack Architecture VMware: ESXi, vSwitch operations, SRM (site recovery manager), View, vCloud Hypervisors (Hyper-V KVM, VMWare) Networking Protocols, design, and products: Ethernet, IP, switching, routing etc.
  • Storage networking protocols: Fibre Channel, iSCSI, NFS/CiFS, storage multi-pathing X86 hardware solutions.
  • Rack and blade server solutions from HP, Oracle, IBM, Dell Firewalls/IPS, load balancers, WAN optimization, Familiarity with – Disaster recovery solutions: backup/recovery, mirroring, active/standby, active/active High availability architectures and clustering solutions (Oracle RAC, Veritas, et al.) SaaS, PaaS offerings SDN, NFV concepts Cloud Security implementation Cloud Orchestration Analytics and using this data to dimension/expand/plan cloud resources Incumbent cloud providers, i.e. Amazon, Google Knowledge of cloud related portfolio and offering (ECS 2.0/ECM/ECEE etc.) is a plus Cloud or Virtualization certifications is a plus
  • The ideal candidate should possess the following attributes and abilities: Demonstrates core values of professionalism, respect, and perseverance Excellent written and verbal communication, listening, negotiation and presentation skills Independent, self-motivated, and proven consultative skills directly with customers
  • Ability to work under stressful situations, meet tight deadlines and deliver services with high quality Ability to lead others and work in a team environment

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